It was good to see that the North African countries were not neglected when Arabian Business chose its 100 Most powerful Women in the Arab World list. Here are the twenty ladies from the northern countries of Africa that made the list:
Rank Name Company Industry Country
6 Dalia Mogahed White House Office Culture & Society USA/Egypt
18 Hynd Bouhia Casablanca Stock Exchange Banking & Finance Morocco/Morocco
23 Soha Nashaat Barclays Wealth Middle East Banking & Finance UAE/Egypt
31 Fatema Mernissi Media Morocco/Morocco
32 Hala El Saiud Egyptian Banking Institute Banking & Finance Egypt/Egypt
38 Nashaw Al Ruwani Middle East Film Festival Culture & Society UAE/Egypt
41 Nezha Hayat Société Générale Marocaine de Banques Banking & Finance Morocco/Morocco
43 Leila Abouzeid Media Morocco/Morocco
51 Mona Eltahawy Media USA/Egypt
65 Dr Maha ElShinnawy The American University in Cairo Culture & Society Egypt/Egypt
66 Lamiaa Fakhry YouGov Siraj Culture & Society Saudi Arabia /Egypt
69 Sahar Sallab HitekNOFAL Science & IT Egypt/Egypt
73 Israa Abdel Fattah Culture & Society Egypt/Egypt
76 Farida Mohammed Farid Khamis Oriental Carpet Weavers Construction & Industry Egypt/Egypt
78 Lubna Azabal Culture & Society Belguim/Morocco
80 Cherifa Khaddar Culture & Society Algeria/Algeria
84 Lilia Labidi Minister of Women, Family, Children and Senior Citizens, Tunisia Government Tunisia/Tunisia
88 Laila Abid Media Holland /Morocco
90 Khadija Ben Ghanna Al Jazeera Media Algeria (Qatar)
96 Heba Raouf Ezzat Culture & Society Egypt/Egypt
Full Arab Business magazine list of one hundred most powerful Arab women globally
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